Facebook Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FB)

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The Facebook cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Facebook profits and Facebook debt. Facebook cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Facebook had cash and cash equivalents of $4.91B at the beginning of the quarter and $8.9B at quarter end for 2016-Q4.   The cash from operating activities for Facebook is $16.11B for 2016-Q4, which saw an increase of 65.07% from previous quarter. View details of Facebook cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3
Facebook Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.34B1.73B1.14B552M1.95B1.4B916M457M1.24B810M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities758M-185M50M226M784M688M258M254M-262M-49M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.79B2.27B1.43B695M2.18B1.56B1.18B477M1.54B874M
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.49B-3.22B-2.13B-1.13B-2.52B-1.83B-1.05B-502M-1.83B-1.31B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-123M-81M-20M-1M-313M-309M-282M-257M-4.98B-754M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-7.19B-6.54B-4.57B-576M-6.7B-4.65B-2.12B-2.11B1.24B2.89B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities61M82M74M33M102M77M44M23M-350M-115M
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--------18M7M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-312M-312M-312M-312M-119M-107M-84M-47M-243M-199M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities2M1.42B967M496M1.7B1.14B797M418M1.8B1.36B
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-63M31M12M58M-155M-99M-77M-123M-123M-71M
Facebook Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.91B4.32B3.32B2.38B1.51B1.79B-297M--
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.9B6.04B5.11B6.46B4.91B4.31B5.12B3.42B4.32B9B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Facebook had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $4B for the latest quarter 2016-Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Facebook stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Facebook increased its cash from operating activities to $6.35B in 2016-Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $16.11B for FB in last quarter report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-310M for Facebook.

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